Andrew Klein is a first responder for the Santa Monica Fire Department in California. One small puppy named Marley, on the other hand, will be remembered in history as a hero.
And here is the reason.
Earlier this week, a fire broke out in the apartment building where Marley and his mother live, keeping the young puppy inside. A photographer named Billy Fernando was driving by when he observed firefighters running into the burning structure and pulled over to watch them work.
For the first time, he witnessed a life being saved.
“While I was standing outside, I spotted Mr. Klein, the firefighter, going toward the curbside grass area clutching something,” Fernando told The Dodo. “At first, I had no idea what it was, but it turned out to be a pet trapped in the fire.” The dog was sleepy, weak, and unresponsive.”
It looked that more extra measures were required after struggling to rescue the dog using an oxygen mask.
“Within a minute, he began performing CPR on the pet without hesitation,” Fernando recalled, adding, “It was an awe-inspiring event.”
As the firefighter struggled for Marley’s life, the dog’s owner stood by and watched.
“As soon as she saw it, she was horrified,” Fernando continued. “She was worried that the dog wouldn’t make it.”
Klein refused to give up despite his obvious tiredness.
Surprisingly, after about 20 minutes of his tries, the once-lifeless dog began to stir. The proprietor of Marley wasn’t the only one who felt relieved.
“It seems like a large burden has been lifted from my shoulders.” “I was overtaken with joy and tears,” Fernando said. “I was there when the dog came back to life.”
Apart from being confused, Marley gradually regained his strength and appeared to be out of danger.
“The proprietor was enraged to the point of insanity. Everyone was delighted with this. “We are really pleased of Andrew Klein’s work on behalf of the Santa Monica Fire Department,” Fernando stated. “Firefighters have always been an inspiration to me, and I appreciate everything they do for the community.” It was a great honor to be present at this event!”
Klein’s dedication to the tiny puppy will not be forgotten, despite the fact that it is all in a day’s job for him and other first responders who save lives for a living.
In reality, Marley just had the opportunity to express his gratitude to his idol in person.